21 November 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
CAST BY BARBEDIENNE AFTER A MODEL BY HENRI CHAPU (FRENCH, 1833-1891), LATE 19TH CENTURY
Jeanne d'Arc à Domrémy
The naturalistic base inscribed H. Chapu and F. BARBEDIENNE. FONDEUR. and numbered 33 on the inside
brown patinated bronze
44 cm. high
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A larger version of the present bronze is illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Les Bronzes du XIXe Siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 200.
The original marble, executed 1870-1872, is now in the Musèe d'Orsay, Paris.
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